After you have paid the program fee, and after we reach the minimum enrollment numbers to run the program, we will send you an email instructing you to book your round-trip flights to and from Bangor, Maine. Do NOT book your airfare until you get the email telling you to do so.
Fly into Bangor International Airport (BGR) on Saturday, July 5th.
Fly out of Bangor International Airport (BGR) on Saturday, August 2nd.
After you book your itinerary, send it to Mr. Mark Messer so he will know when to pick you up at the airport. If you make any changes to your itinerary, be sure to update Mr. Messer.
The more you prepare before the program, the more you will learn while you're here. Here are some tips for what to do before you come and how to get the most out of this trip.
Before you come:
Boost your general language skills by
watching movies, TV shows, the news, and more in English
listening to radio programs and more on the internet
talking to people as much as possible in English
naming the things you see around you
finding the names of the things you don't know
putting English labels on objects in your house
keeping a daily diary of your thoughts, feelings, and actions during the day
writing descriptions of the people and things around you
writing what's happening around you like it's a story
noticing everything you see in English
reading news that interests you in English
reading as many interesting stories as you can
Learn about your destination by
exploring the links in the "Where is the program?" webpage
following the links in the "Where might we go?" webpage
exploring your free-time options in the "What about free time?" webpage
researching these places and things on your own
reading weather reports and watching video forecastshere.
eating American food when possible
listen to Maine radio stations on the internet (Here are a few: WERU (eclectic), MPBN (public), WHSN (The Husson student station), WBZN (Top 40)